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Cable Ski Cairns

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Address: Lot 5 Captain Cook Highway, Smithfield, Queensland 4878, Australia
Phone Number: (07) 4038 1304
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Description: This is a unique cable-driven water skiing park that my son tried twice...
This is a unique cable-driven water skiing park that my son tried twice during our recent vacation. It's mostly used by locals, but is open to anyone and they treated us fine, so I'd like to review it. It's a good spot for active teens and older kids who want to do things rather than sightsee.
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WELL WORTH THE PAIN!!

Our tour guide suggested cable ski for a day activity and we are glad she did!! The staff are so nice and helpful. And they must be trained to not laugh out loud each time you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 6, 2015
amybree123
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Our tour guide suggested cable ski for a day activity and we are glad she did!! The staff are so nice and helpful. And they must be trained to not laugh out loud each time you face plant the water!! But with their patience & my perseverance I stood up all the way to the 1st corner! Unable to move... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

The staff is very friendly, good instructions for beginners and pro, many kickers, not so expensive, we had a great time! I definitely recommend it!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Good park although it was very hot, with limited shade cover, great range of kickers. Good staff, be sure to be sun smart because it's easy to get fried here !!!

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We took part in the sky rail and saw the aqua park from above. After a disappointing and expensive trip on the sky rail at to Kuranda we decided to try the rails at the aqua park. Staff were friendly, park wasn't very busy and had a great time.

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Townsville, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

I've been to numerous cables around the world and worked at one of the best in Europe, this is definitely up there with the better cables and is one of the best I've seen in terms of overall layout and facilities. Staff were all very friendly and patient with the beginners, but during busy times on the Sunday operators could... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Good for a tourist but not locals plus bring your lunch, I got a hotdog that had just been thrown in the microwave and was inedible, tried it out on my son who eats anything but he couldn't stomach it either a, terrible...

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Took our nephews to the cable ski park and had a go myself, great value on the two hour pre-booked session. The instructions from Sam were great he was able to help everybody from beginners to pros without missing a beat and giving everybody attention. I took a while to get going on the kneeboard and really appreciated the help.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Well worth the money, all the family had a great time. We couldn't work out if we ached so much from laughing or the falls we had. If prices were reasonable, amenities were good, would recommend it to everybody. Had a little trouble finding it tucked away beside Skyrail, didn't realise we had to use their car park to get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Fantastic fun for the family. Shame we ached so much the next day or we would have been back then left Cairns. Recommend. Will be back !

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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Cable Ski Cairns is a great place to go if you want to go skiing or wake boarding but don't have the equipment or boat to do it. Quite cheap actually for the amount of time you spend on the boards! Great fun and everyone can do it!!!! Love Cable ski can't wait to go again!

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